Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Matthew Barret Thebeau

Corpus Christi Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, January 20, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer Matthew Barret Thebeau

Rest in peace.


January 20, 2023

Rest in peace Officer Thebeau.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 29, 2022

Been years since I last seen you when I left the USN. I found out about your passing from a Facebook memorial post and was shocked to see you mr picture. Hope you’re still doing the Lord’s work in Heaven. ~Romans 13

Senior Police Officer Raymond Scott
Houston Police Department

July 19, 2022

I served onboard the Stennis with Matt. I still think about playing guitar , shooting at the range and riding around Southern California together. You’re one of the nicest guys I have ever met. Ill never forget you brother. May you Rest In Peace.

Russell M Crow

October 6, 2021

There isn't a day that goes by, I don't think about Matt. I struggled for almost 10 years with his passing. We had a disagreement a week before he passed, and I have wanted to tell him I was sorry since then. I finally got help to cope with his passing and I live today 10 years in the Air Force, doing what I do to honor Matt. To Matt: I am sorry for the disagreement we had. I miss you dearly and I know you are TwoSteppinInHeaven. Love you much brother. Thank you for being such an inspiration.

SSgt Brian Perriraz
USAF and Brother to Matt's Police Partner

January 11, 2021

Gone but not forgotten.


September 7, 2020

Every day. I walk into my office and stop to reflect on the photos of my friends and former students posted on my door, who have left us, while performing their duties. Matt was one of mine. I always insist my new students pay homage to Matt and the others on my door, to remind them this career is both rewarding and dangerous. Matt is the ultimate example of what a good man and officer is supposed to portray. He is missed. By myself and those of us who had the honor of knowing him. We had many, many, talks in my office.

John A. Graham MS, MPA
Professor of Criminal Justice Del Mar College

August 23, 2019

I had the honor of meeting Officer Thebeau’s parents today and hearing of his service and sacrifice. The pride they have for their son reflected strongly. Thank you Officer Thebeau and rest easy my brother.

Officer Hank Fahnert
La Vernia Police Department

April 7, 2019

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

October 1, 2018

Every now and then I come here to read the words of peers, family and strangers for the love and appreciation of my brother Matt. He is missed every day. Love you Matt. #TwoSteppinInHeaven

Amy Conaghan, Retired USAF
Sister of Matt (TBO) Thebeau

September 27, 2018


Security officer Jeffrey Harrison

May 17, 2017

My Brother in Blue and Christ!!! I truly missed you these 8 years but your memory I hold dear.

Lt Chuck Freeman, Senior Police Chaplain
Corpus Christi Police Department

January 20, 2016

Thinking of you today Matt!!

Sgt Trujillo, Retired

October 12, 2015

I served onboard the Stennis with Matt, or T-bo as we all called him. I just found out he had passed. My heart goes out to all who knew and loved Matt. In life its so rare to meet someone who was truly a great person, and he was!! Although I had lost touch with him since our Navy days, I'll always remember him. May you rest easy in the arms of the Lord my friend.

Jonathan K. Muncy

August 29, 2013

A few months after his death, Matt came to me in a dream and gave me advice which has changed the course of my life. Even in his death Matt is still making an impact. I love and miss him so deeply.

Nicole Stottlemyer, Havre de Grace Maryl

May 8, 2013

I pray for police officers, firemen and military everyday. I never know who I am praying for; all those serving nations at peace and at war, under sieige of violence or quietness of rural streets, those not knowing what they will find behind the closed door when responding to a domestic violence call and those in the thick of the pursuit. My prayer is alwasy the same, God protect those who serve our nation in these ways. And if today they meet You face to face, cradle their loved ones left behind in Your arms. Grant them peace until the day Your precious child will be joined in joy once more with family and friends.


March 28, 2013

Thinking of you and your family today. Continue to watch over them as I know they love and miss you with all their heart.

"If people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. Buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever."

Bob Gordon
Father of fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

January 20, 2013

Heroes live forever, Officer Thebeau, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Corpus Christi and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

January 20, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 4th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. As I read the refections of your co-workers , I pray for the solace of all those who love and remember you.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 20, 2012

Rest in peace, Officer Thebeau. You're not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

January 20, 2012

3 years. I really can't believe it has been 3 years. Sometimes I still can't believe you are gone. I'm sure that you are privy to all of the good that you are still doing for people. What a legacy! I love you dear brother and miss you everyday.

TSgt Amy Conaghan
sister to Matt

January 20, 2011

tbo--its hard to sit here and try to type something while your picture is staring right at me..I LOST A FRIEND a family member more took me and seleste in like it was nothing for you....ou lit our world up as well as everyone you met..ill never forget those crazy faces you made or how i saved you from the 3rd floor elevator fire lol or how we rescued those dogs from under your truck ,,,,keep on 2 steppin up there!!!!!errrrrrr

Vanessa Quinones-Russell
CCPD Dispatcher/Amiga

April 6, 2010

TBO God Bless You and Your Family. Instructors that knew you will always remember your friendship. We still talk about your antics. Thank You for being in our lives. God Bless

B Shea

January 20, 2010

I think about your generosity and positive attitude, your willingness to serve and your infinite patience every day.

You may not be "here" but you're with us always.

Anthony Pangratz

October 24, 2009


Miss you buddy, keep the pearly gates safe and save me a slot on your watch

Sgt. Gavin Harrison
Aransas County Sheriff

May 6, 2009

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